S. 1751 - Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

Environmental protection. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

S. 1751 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels.
Other Titles
  • Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act
Sponsor
John Hoeven
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative remedies
  • Air quality
  • Coal
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • State and local government operations
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Introduced10/20/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/20/2011
10/20/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
10/20/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Electric Power utilities$4,619,062
Railroads$4,077,380
Coal mining$3,354,210
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,709,074
Forestry & Forest Products$2,433,019
Waste management$950,912
Mining$826,012
Transportation unions$802,500
Rural electric cooperatives$766,876
Heavy industrial manufacturing$479,620
Manufacturing$426,468
General business associations$421,785
Builders associations$349,721
Plumbing & pipe products$327,202
Chambers of commerce$324,858
Mining unions$155,500
Construction & Public Works$113,400
$23,137,599

opposed this bill

Physicians$12,261,276
Schools & colleges$9,887,177
Environmental policy$4,233,073
Health care services$2,678,606
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$524,143
Consumer groups$5,150
$29,589,425

Interest groups that opposed this bill gave 28% more as interest groups that supported this bill

19 Organizations Supported and 83 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

19 organizations supported this bill

American Coal Council
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
American Forest & Paper Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Associated Builders & Contractors
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Associated General Contractors of America
AGC (2011, June 22). Re: Support McKinley H.R. 1391: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Clean Water Network.
Association of American Railroads
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Council of Industrial Boiler Owners
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Edison Electric Institute
undersigned organizations (2011, June 21). Dear Chairman Shimkus and Ranking Member Green:. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Clean Water Network.
Environmental Council of the States
ECOS (2011, June 21). RE: Letter of Support for Manager's Amendment to H.R. 1391. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from House Energy & Commerce Republicans.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
National Mining Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
undersigned organizations (2011, October 12). Stakeholders Support Passage of The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
English, Glenn (2011, June 22). NRECA Letter to Chairman Upton. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Josten, R. Bruce (2011, October 13). Key Vote Letter Supporting H.R. 2273, the "Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act". Retrieved June 28, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
United Mine Workers of America
(2011, October 11). WMW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from USW.
United Transportation Union
Stem, James A. Jr. (2011, October 13). Re: HR 2273 - the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Utility Solid Waste Activities Group
undersigned organizations (2011, June 21). Dear Chairman Shimkus and Ranking Member Green:. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from EEI.
Western Business Roundtable
Propst, Holly (2011, October 12). WBR Letter to Representatives. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from House Energy and Commerce Committee.

83 organizations opposed this bill

Air Alliance Houston
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Alabama Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Alabama Rivers Alliance
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Alliance for the Great Lakes
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Appalachian Voices
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
As You Sow
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
B.E. Cause Group
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Bastrop County Environmental Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Black Warrior Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Center For Coalfield Justice
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizen Advocates United To Safeguard The Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizens Against Ruining The Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizens Coal Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Citizens' Environmental Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Civil Society Institute
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clark Atlanta University
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clean Air Task Force
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clean Air Watch
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Clean Water Action
CWA (2011, November 8). Coal's Dirty Backside. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from Clean Water Action.
Clean Water Network
CWN (2011). Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Clean Water Network.
Clean Wisconsin Action Fund PAC
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Coal River Mountain Watch
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Dakota Resource Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Defenders of Wildlife
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Earthjustice
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ecology Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environment America
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Health Fund
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Integrity Project
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Justice Resource Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Environmental Ministry Committee, First Presbyterian Church
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Fall-line Alliance for Clean Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
For The Love Of Nature
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
French Broad Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Glynn Environmental Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Great Plains Alliance For Clean Energy
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
GreenLaw
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Group Against Smog And Pollution
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Healthlink
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Hoosier Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Horry Environmental Action Team
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Interfaith Power & Light
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Iowa Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Kentucky Environmental Foundation
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Kentucky Resources Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
League of Conservation Voters
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Legal Environmental Aid Foundation (leaf) Of Indiana, Inc.
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Lone Tree Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Milwaukee Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Missouri Coalition for the Environment
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Multi-county Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
New Mexico Environmental Law Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
North Carolina Environmental Justice Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Northwest Environmental Defense Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ohio Environmental Council
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ohio River Foundation
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
OMB Watch
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Our Children's Earth Foundation
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Physicians for Social Responsibility
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Plateau Action Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Prairie Rivers Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Save Our Rivers
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Sierra Club
SC (2011). Protect Our Communities from Coal Ash . Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Sierra Club.
South Carolina Coastal Conservation League
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Southern Environmental Law Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Sustainable Energy and Economic Development Coalition
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Tennessee Clean Water Network
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Wenham Lake Watershed Association
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Western Environmental Law Center
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Western Organization of Resource Councils
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Wise Energy for Virginia
WEV (2011, December 7). Hello Senator… Please Protect Us from Coal Ash Waste!. Retrieved June 28, 2012, from WEV.
Women's Voices for the Earth
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.
Youghiogheny Riverkeeper
undersigned organization (2011, July 7). RE: Letter of Opposition to the Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 (H.R. 2273). Retrieved July 22, 2011, from US Climate Network.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,000$16,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$217,500$283,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$172,290$75,750
John BarrassoRWY$419,081$400,533
Max BaucusDMT$505,891$491,904
Mark BegichDAK$107,604$325,342
Michael F. BennetDCO$117,616$450,661
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$59,000$32,216
Richard BlumenthalDCT$23,000$224,645
Roy BluntRMO$659,826$377,013
John BoozmanRAR$215,745$94,300
Barbara BoxerDCA$256,081$919,266
Scott P. BrownRMA$411,060$676,966
Sherrod BrownDOH$203,100$1,023,130
Richard BurrRNC$350,569$212,855
Maria CantwellDWA$114,891$278,215
Ben CardinDMD$103,500$229,760
Tom CarperDDE$103,000$76,116
Bob CaseyDPA$206,047$395,516
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$808,113$383,386
Daniel CoatsRIN$118,100$58,550
Tom CoburnROK$60,800$41,400
William Thad CochranRMS$130,100$87,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$292,248$300,238
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$60,300$17,750
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$41,600$117,454
Bob CorkerRTN$353,028$357,607
John CornynRTX$423,450$723,021
Mike CrapoRID$174,834$39,122
Jim DeMintRSC$258,993$96,931
Dick DurbinDIL$249,700$556,060
Mike EnziRWY$111,200$30,600
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$125,000$176,218
Al FrankenDMN$91,870$1,187,254
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$217,926$758,560
Lindsey GrahamRSC$428,940$130,741
Chuck GrassleyRIA$237,454$144,110
Kay R. HaganDNC$68,000$546,328
Tom HarkinDIA$84,446$446,415
Orrin G. HatchRUT$268,150$219,182
Dean HellerRNV$420,646$221,342
John HoevenRND$212,256$44,300
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$54,160$111,500
Jim InhofeROK$515,700$132,516
Dan InouyeDHI$86,600$107,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$327,469$121,200
Mike JohannsRNE$168,850$85,850
Ron JohnsonRWI$117,578$124,922
Tim JohnsonDSD$151,789$149,458
John F. KerryDMA$153,350$204,420
Mark KirkRIL$395,470$532,041
Amy KlobucharDMN$127,266$153,110
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,500$8,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$270,850$551,775
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$150,864$214,218
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,685$78,075
Mike LeeRUT$81,745$31,499
Carl LevinDMI$44,000$399,420
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$1,400
Dick LugarRIN$133,250$140,344
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$987,148$228,113
John McCainRAZ$189,000$145,730
Claire McCaskillDMO$364,750$621,077
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,199,630$856,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,500$575,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$63,500$570,908
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$69,750$182,458
Jerry MoranRKS$351,080$112,600
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$370,800$60,800
Patty MurrayDWA$349,416$418,420
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$142,350$120,458
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$244,950$517,941
Rand PaulRKY$181,660$229,591
Rob PortmanROH$508,110$196,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$211,348$142,490
John "Jack" ReedDRI$52,450$127,410
Harry ReidDNV$330,300$867,805
Jim RischRID$232,493$39,700
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$237,194$189,500
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$386,611$374,214
Marco RubioRFL$252,675$359,402
Bernie SandersIVT$9,250$128,303
Chuck SchumerDNY$94,260$431,775
Jeff SessionsRAL$442,780$148,450
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$107,450$507,563
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$169,900$65,600
Olympia J. SnoweRME$128,050$78,383
Debbie StabenowDMI$176,000$444,884
Jon TesterDMT$126,450$496,706
John ThuneRSD$416,633$141,225
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$416,910$320,580
Mark UdallDCO$223,788$1,079,740
Tom UdallDNM$105,500$664,693
David VitterRLA$235,373$399,906
Mark R. WarnerDVA$373,833$546,646
Jim WebbDVA$64,150$8,200
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,650$175,066
Roger F. WickerRMS$435,226$326,233
Ron WydenDOR$373,600$272,800

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$ From Interest Groups
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,000$16,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$217,500$283,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$172,290$75,750
John BarrassoRWY$419,081$400,533
Max BaucusDMT$505,891$491,904
Mark BegichDAK$107,604$325,342
Michael F. BennetDCO$117,616$450,661
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$59,000$32,216
Richard BlumenthalDCT$23,000$224,645
Roy BluntRMO$659,826$377,013
John BoozmanRAR$215,745$94,300
Barbara BoxerDCA$256,081$919,266
Scott P. BrownRMA$411,060$676,966
Sherrod BrownDOH$203,100$1,023,130
Richard BurrRNC$350,569$212,855
Maria CantwellDWA$114,891$278,215
Ben CardinDMD$103,500$229,760
Tom CarperDDE$103,000$76,116
Bob CaseyDPA$206,047$395,516
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$808,113$383,386
Daniel CoatsRIN$118,100$58,550
Tom CoburnROK$60,800$41,400
William Thad CochranRMS$130,100$87,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$292,248$300,238
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$60,300$17,750
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$41,600$117,454
Bob CorkerRTN$353,028$357,607
John CornynRTX$423,450$723,021
Mike CrapoRID$174,834$39,122
Jim DeMintRSC$258,993$96,931
Dick DurbinDIL$249,700$556,060
Mike EnziRWY$111,200$30,600
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$125,000$176,218
Al FrankenDMN$91,870$1,187,254
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$217,926$758,560
Lindsey GrahamRSC$428,940$130,741
Chuck GrassleyRIA$237,454$144,110
Kay R. HaganDNC$68,000$546,328
Tom HarkinDIA$84,446$446,415
Orrin G. HatchRUT$268,150$219,182
Dean HellerRNV$420,646$221,342
John HoevenRND$212,256$44,300
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$54,160$111,500
Jim InhofeROK$515,700$132,516
Dan InouyeDHI$86,600$107,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$327,469$121,200
Mike JohannsRNE$168,850$85,850
Ron JohnsonRWI$117,578$124,922
Tim JohnsonDSD$151,789$149,458
John F. KerryDMA$153,350$204,420
Mark KirkRIL$395,470$532,041
Amy KlobucharDMN$127,266$153,110
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,500$8,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$270,850$551,775
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$150,864$214,218
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,685$78,075
Mike LeeRUT$81,745$31,499
Carl LevinDMI$44,000$399,420
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$1,400
Dick LugarRIN$133,250$140,344
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$987,148$228,113
John McCainRAZ$189,000$145,730
Claire McCaskillDMO$364,750$621,077
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,199,630$856,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,500$575,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$63,500$570,908
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$69,750$182,458
Jerry MoranRKS$351,080$112,600
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$370,800$60,800
Patty MurrayDWA$349,416$418,420
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$142,350$120,458
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$244,950$517,941
Rand PaulRKY$181,660$229,591
Rob PortmanROH$508,110$196,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$211,348$142,490
John "Jack" ReedDRI$52,450$127,410
Harry ReidDNV$330,300$867,805
Jim RischRID$232,493$39,700
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$237,194$189,500
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$386,611$374,214
Marco RubioRFL$252,675$359,402
Bernie SandersIVT$9,250$128,303
Chuck SchumerDNY$94,260$431,775
Jeff SessionsRAL$442,780$148,450
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$107,450$507,563
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$169,900$65,600
Olympia J. SnoweRME$128,050$78,383
Debbie StabenowDMI$176,000$444,884
Jon TesterDMT$126,450$496,706
John ThuneRSD$416,633$141,225
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$416,910$320,580
Mark UdallDCO$223,788$1,079,740
Tom UdallDNM$105,500$664,693
David VitterRLA$235,373$399,906
Mark R. WarnerDVA$373,833$546,646
Jim WebbDVA$64,150$8,200
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,650$175,066
Roger F. WickerRMS$435,226$326,233
Ron WydenDOR$373,600$272,800

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Electric Power utilities$4,619,062
Railroads$4,077,380
Coal mining$3,354,210
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,709,074
Forestry & Forest Products$2,433,019
Waste management$950,912
Mining$826,012
Transportation unions$802,500
Rural electric cooperatives$766,876
Heavy industrial manufacturing$479,620
Manufacturing$426,468
General business associations$421,785
Builders associations$349,721
Plumbing & pipe products$327,202
Chambers of commerce$324,858
Mining unions$155,500
Construction & Public Works$113,400

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$12,261,276
Schools & colleges$9,887,177
Environmental policy$4,233,073
Health care services$2,678,606
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$524,143
Consumer groups$5,150
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